FinCap Friday: Viral or Vicious?

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Apr 01, 2021
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FinCap Friday

With new social apps popping up, it's clear that social media isn't going anywhere. So, it makes sense why so many people have taken to social media to promote their brand or message, including financial influencers! The personal finance community on social media is quite large and while there are many who believe that this type of content is life-changing in a positive way, others think there are many negative aspects to financial advice on social media that cannot be overlooked. What are some of these reasons? Find out all about them in this week's episode of FinCap Friday!

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About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!